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Fool me once, shame on you. But fool me three times... There's nothing left to say, is there? President Barack Obama's administration announced last Thursday that it will now arm Syrian rebels, since it has proof that President Bashar al-Assad's regime has been using chemical weapons against them.
1 hr ago | Media Matters for America
Fox News has fired paid contributor and market analyst Tobin Smith for receiving compensation to promote the stock of Petrosonic Energy, a violation of network policy.
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When Dick Cheney slithered out of his cave Sunday to call Edward Snowden a traitor - a claim, given its slimy source, Snowden promptly called "the highest honor you can give an American" - it was only the latest in an ongoing, vengeful, bizarre and often irrelevant campaign of vitriol by politicians, pundits and much of the mainstream press against ... (more)
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The Wall Street Journal's James Taranto dismissed the epidemic of sexual assault in the military, claiming that efforts to address the growing problem contributed to a "war on men" and an "effort to criminalize male sexuality."
Microsoft said that an assault it led earlier this month on one of the world's biggest cybercrime rings has freed at least 2 million PCs infected with a virus believed to have been used to steal more than $500 million from bank accounts worldwide.
So New York Times columnist Tom Friedman and former Times executive editor Bill Keller are both saying that the massive NSA spying program on all Americans' communications is a needed thing because if they don't do it, then maybe there could be another major terrorist strike on the US, and democracy would be erased in the US.
In Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, the streets are full of fake shop-fronts, designed to give the impression that empty stores are still selling things.
I traveled to Brazil last September to investigate the preparations for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics.
For defense contractors, the government officials who write them mega checks, and the hawks in the media who cheer them on, the name of the game is threat inflation.
A majority of Australia's remaining fossil fuels 'must be left in the ground and cannot be burned' if society is to have any hope of curbing the existential threat posed by climate change, Australian scientists declare in a chilling government report released today.
What I was really trying to do was educate men and women from the possibilities that leads us to rape, apparently that just did not happen considering the number of people who hated it.
"How do you make abortion funny?" That was a key question mulled at a major conservative gathering Friday on how to make social conservatism appealing to young people, after an election where Republicans got trounced in the battle for millennial voters .
One day, while working with a trowel at an archeological dig, Tana French glanced over at the nearby woods and wondered, "what if three kids went into the woods and only one came out? What would it do to him growing up?" Within that sentence, which appears in a 2012 interview that Tana French gave to the The Guardian , is the secret of every one of ... (more)
The revelation that the National Security Agency gathers information about our phone and Internet use has been frightening, if not exactly surprising.
Four men blow into long horns at the entranceway into a 1,500-year-old tomb chamber, located on the south wall.
After four years of altering grades using credentials gained with keylogger equipment installed on professors' keyboards, three Purdue University students were finally busted when one of those professors complained that one of his passwords mysteriously changed.
Over 20 anti-Keystone protesters were arrested Monday morning for blockading the doors to the Chicago State Department as part of newly launched call to action that declares "if you don't act, I will."